On 23 November the OSCE Academy hosted the Model OSCE, organized jointly with the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek. This event was held within the framework of the 20th Anniversary of the OSCE presence in Kyrgyzstan and allowed BA and MA students from Central Asia to step into the shoes of diplomats and try to resolve the crisis by reaching a consensus.
26 November, 2019
From 13 to 19 November the OSCE Academy conducted its annual International Certificate Training Programme in Conflict Sensitive Development. This training is designed for junior and mid-level professionals from civil society, NGOs, international development agencies, and governmental organizations from Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and the OSCE region and government.
20 November, 2019
On 15 November Prof. Yoko Hirose from the Keio University, Japan, accompanied by Mr. Naoki Nihei, International Development Expert UNDP in Kyrgyzstan, visited the OSCE Academy and met Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the Academy, and Mr. Yazid Suleimani, Associate Research Fellow at the Academy. During the meeting, Prof. Hirose learned about the Academy, its programmes, as well as research activities and publications.
15 November, 2019
On 14 November students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security met Ambassador Eduard Auer, Head of the EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan, at the Delegation’s office in Bishkek. During the meeting, Ambassador Auer made a presentation on “European Policy in Central Asia” and discussed the cooperation between the EU and Central Asia, its framework and the EU strategy in Central Asian states.
14 November, 2019
By Invitation of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and on behalf of the OSCE Academy, Professor Anja Mihr participated in the International Forum of 'China's 70-years Development and the Building of a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind' from 5-7 November 2019 in Shanghai, China. The Forum was dedicated to Chinas endeavors in the Belt-and-Road-Initiative(BRI) since 2013.
11 November, 2019
On 8 November the OSCE Academy conducted a workshop on 'China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Cross Regional Perspective'. Workshop was divided into three sessions: the first two sessions were organized in a classical panel form with each featuring three to four presenters, whereas the last attempted to engage into an open discussion of current trends and challenges in studying China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI).
9 November, 2019
From 4 to 8 November a new training was held at the Academy - Seminar on analytical writing in the Kyrgyz language. This training is designed for journalists, bloggers, young researchers and activists to help develop their analytical writing and communication skills in the Kyrgyz language. Agenda of the seminar included lectures, group discussions, peer editing sessions, presentations and round table.
8 November, 2019
On 5 November, H.E. Mosud Mannan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Uzbekistan with concurrent accreditation to Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, accompanied by Mr. Temirbek Erkinov, Honorary Consul of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh at Bishkek, and Ms. Shakhlo Gafurova, Social Secretary at the Embassy of Bangladesh in Uzbekistan, visited the OSCE Academy.
5 November, 2019
From 28 October to 1 November Professional Skills and Assets for Successful Job Applications Workshop, led by Prof. Dr. Rolf Kuchenbuch, DAAD longterm lecturer and Ms. Amelia Hagen, Lecturer, Narxoz University, was held for the second time at the OSCE Academy. The training was designed for young and early career professionals from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to help them to acquire key skills to present and promote themselves on the labor market.
2 November, 2019
From 29 to 31 October OSCE Academy Director Dr. Alexander Wolters and Deputy Director Ms. Indira Satarkulova, traveled to Vienna for a bi-annual OSCE Academy Board of Trustees Meeting. The meeting was chaired by Ambassador Dr. Pierre von Arx, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek and attended by representatives of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, of the Delegations from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Finland, Norway, Russia, US, Albania, Switzerland, Austria, as well as representatives from Conflict Prevention Centre of the OSCE.
1 November, 2019